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Obama deficit panel head: Social Security a 'milk cow'
USA Today: Alan Simpson, the Republican co-chairman of a bipartisan fiscal commision has landed in hot water over his sexist and offensive comments to the Older Women's League, where he descibed Social Security as a "milk cow with 310 million tits."
"Groups representing seniors and women are calling on President Obama to replace the Republican co-chairman of a bipartisan fiscal commision over his, shall we say, colorful description of Social Secuirty.
In an e-mail to the head of the Older Women's League, "the voice of midlife and older women," former Wyoming senator Alan Simpson compared the retirement insurance system to "a milk cow with 310 million tits!" It's in financial trouble, he wrote, because of people who "milk it to the last degree."
His comments have been called sexist and offensive as well as show "his disdain for the very program he claims he is trying to protect."